Coffee and tea service (five pieces)

Object Number: 
1971.103a-e
Date: 
ca. 1820
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
Overall: 8 1/4 x 12 x 5 1/4 in. (21 x 30.5 x 13.3 cm)
Marks: 
Mark: stamped on bases: "W. Thomson" in script, in a rectangle Inscription: engraved at front centers: "JMC" in script
Description: 
Wrought silver tea and coffee service consisting of a teapot, coffeepot, creamer, sugar bowl with lid and waste bowl; oval, boat-shaped bodies with bulbous gadrooning around the lower body, set on four cast and chased bird claw and ball feet; bird's head spouts on the coffee and teapots, and bird finials on the coffeepot, teapot and sugar bowl lids; engraved with a three leaf clover over a bar at the back center; engraved initials, "JMC" in script at front center; maker's marks on the bases.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Pintard Fellows
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group